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St Werburghs City Farm

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Address: Watercress Road | St Werburghs, Bristol BS2 9YJ, England
Phone Number: 44 (0)117 942 8241
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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St Werburghs City Farm is a green oasis in the heart of Bristol city. Like...

St Werburghs City Farm is a green oasis in the heart of Bristol city. Like an outdoor community centre, the Farm promotes health and well-being through opportunities that enable people to meet, learn, participate and play within a safe environment With a 2 acre working farm, 1 acres of community gardens and 2.5 acre educational woodland, the Farm is ideally positioned to deliver its core aims to: provide high quality recreational/educational services within an inspiring environment; develop events/activities that promote community engagement, cohesion and integration; create opportunities for people to improve their quality of life, health and well-being; offer tailored training opportunities to enable people to improve their practical and social skills whilst increasing their self-esteem and confidence.

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A great visit any time of year.

Have been coming here since I was a child, when it first opened in the early 1980's. Although in central Bristol, you could be on the edge of a small town. And in a way St... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
druharries
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been coming here since I was a child, when it first opened in the early 1980's. Although in central Bristol, you could be on the edge of a small town. And in a way St Werburghs is. A vibrant, individual part of Bristol. The farm is a big part of the community. You can see Ducks, Sheep, Pigs, Rabbits... More 

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Thank druharries
Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited lots when the children were small, we went again last week (they're now 7 and 5) and it was noticeable that we whizzed round. I think that s only natural and not a reflect of St Werburghs. It is small but there are some lovely animals to pet and if you have small children, say under 5, you... More 

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Thank sewlovetotravel
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with 2 toddlers and though only small setting managed to get a good couple of hours, staff were friendly and kids loved the fact they could feed the goats and sheep, food pellets £1 a bag. Would be great to see more animals but with such a small setting understand why not so many. Parking is a bit... More 

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Thank Annette S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This enterprise is an attraction mainly for children. It has a few goats with their kids, chickens, ducks, and piglets in small, fenced-off enclosures. It is slowly developing with the help of volunteers. A reception area with what may soon be a cafeteria has recently been built. There is a pub -The Farm (qv) - close by for lunch time... More 

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Thank reluctanttravaller
somerset, england
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60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The pub next door wasn't serving puddings so we came here for coffee and cake. It is a lovely little place but the coffee was weak and a tasteless; cakes were OK but the apple pie had a soggy bottom. Our experience could have been better and it wasn't particularly good value, despite that we liked it enough to try... More 

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Thank Wilko5156
Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

On a bright bank holiday afternoon this was just what we needed! A lovely little oasis in the city with charming farm animals. The goats and sheep can be fed with pellets purchased from the office which was great fun, there are also plants for sale as well as a cafe which I've heard good things about but was closed... More 

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Thank Claire F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Interesting little cafe with tasty food on one of the city bike trails so it's handy for visitors to Bristol who would never find it otherwise. Did take a bit long to get the food but it was enjoyed!

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Thank kgs1971
Bristol, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

watch you don't get mugged here, not a nice area, wouldn't go here alone,gangs on street corners,scarey

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SWCityfarm, Manager at St Werburghs City Farm, responded to this review

Hi There, I am sorry you had a bad experience in St Werburghs. It sounds very unlike this area which is well known for its vibrant, colourful and friendly 'village' feel. I would be very interested to know when you came and what time of day it was so that we can monitor any antisocial behaviour. If you can, please... More 

Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little find. The kids loved the animals, and the play area was great. The crowning bit was the cafe though. The selection was great. I had a goats cheese and broccoli bake / crumble and it was superb. One of the best lunches I've ever tasted. Always a fan of free water being offered too.

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Thank Whizzo78
SWCityfarm, Manager at St Werburghs City Farm, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time - please come back soon. We have two new goat kids that are entertaining the crowds. And the Café menu is seasonal so will offer something new More 

Melbourne, Australia
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162 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Great fun for small children, with pigs, sheep, goats, rabbits and chickens. It is quite small but little children will enjoy it. There is a strangely shaped cafe opposite where you can get refreshments and snacks.

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Thank Patricia J
SWCityfarm, Manager at St Werburghs City Farm, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Pop into the Farm next time you come as we have a few trail leaflets that will extend your visit by getting the kids to discover hidden parts of the site, and if you want, send you on a walking trail over Narroways Nature Reserve - if you haven't been there before, you will love... More 

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